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  1. Blake... I've run my good saws on Aspen since new, and so whatever large saw I buy will use the same fuel. Shavey... Could you quote me for a Dolmar PS7910 and Makita EA7900 please? If you have used saws in decent condition could you price up them too? Many thanks
  2. Hi, I'll contact some local dealers for a price on the Husqvarna 365 and big Makita saws. Is the member called Shavey still active? I came across the Dolmar thread while reading about the Makita 7900, but it seems he hasn't posted for a while.
  3. I am interested. Is that price including VAT? Any particular benefits of the Husky over the Makita 7300 / 7900 saws? Bear in mind I'm not a professional user, so long-term reliability and is much more of a priority than performance.
  4. Yep, my neighbour (farmer) has a few oaks which came down in a storm and he's offered me the wood if I cut and split some of the logs for him in exchange. I haven't seen these trees myself, but he says they're a decent size. Mark
  5. Hi, just joined up as I have a question regarding chainsaws. I will be needing a saw which can handle a 24" to 30" bar in the near future. For peace of mind I'd prefer a new saw with a warranty, as my experience with second hand saws (and tools generally) has been hit and miss. I can't justify the price of a new 70cc+ Stihl, Husky or Echo for domestic firewood, so I think my options are either a big Makita or the Chinese Huztl saws. I know the 7300 and 7900 saws are well regarded here for their reliability and old-fashioned carb, and would be my first choice, but then the Huztl's are a lot of machine for the money! What would you all suggest? Thanks Mark

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